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What is Whoppah

Find out all about Dutch second-hand marketplace Whoppah and its expansion into Europe!

 

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Returns fraud on Amazon harms sellers and brands

Find out all about returns fraud on Amazon and e-Commerce in general and discover how to protect your business against it!

 

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What is Kaufland

Find out all about the German hypermarket chain-turned popular online marketplace, kaufland.de!

 

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Amazon launches live-shopping channel in the US

Find out all about Amazon Live’s new shopping TV channel, how it works and how it may affect your brand’s IP rights.

 

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Google takes a stand against fraudulent ads

Find out all about the new trends in fraudulent advertising outlined in Google’s annual Ad Safety Report, and how Google responds to them!

 

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Fake shops in the bicycle sector

Find out all about the surge of fake shops plaguing the bicycle industry at springtime, and how to protect your brand against them!

 

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Is Xiaohongshu the new Temu?

Learn all about Xiaohongshu, China’s response to Instagram that’s reaching for new heights in social commerce.

 

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TikTok buys Tokopedia

Popular social media platform TikTok has acquired a controlling share in Indonesian online marketplace Tokopedia. Find out all about the merger and how it may affect your brand’s IP rights!

 

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Learn all about popular German marketplace Hood

Hood is listed amongst the top online marketplaces of German e-Commerce. Find out all about this platform and whether it poses a threat for your IP rights.

 

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Pre-owned luxury products arrive on Amazon

Discover all about the reselling platform Hardly Ever Worn It and how their cooperation with Amazon furthers the trade of pre-owned luxury goods in Europe.

 

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Everything you need to know about Ubuy

Find out all about the Kuwait-based international marketplace Ubuy, and whether it poses a threat for your brand’s IP rights.

 

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Trademark and copyright symbols explained

Learn all about the different trademark and copyright symbols like ™, ® or ©, how to use them and how to protect your rights.

 

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What is Houzz

Discover Houzz.com, a marketplace/database of professionals/hub for ideas in the home improvement industry!

 

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Introducing Thomann, the marketplace for musical instruments

Discover Thomann, a family business-turned-specialised online marketplace for musical instruments, sheet music, audio equipment and more.

 

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Temu invites US and European sellers to its platform

As of 15 March, US sellers will be allowed to join Temu, with European sellers following closely behind. Find out if joining Temu is the right choice for your brand.

 

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Specialised marketplaces in e-Commerce

Find out all about the rise of specialist marketplaces, the opportunities they offer, and the threats they may pose for your brand.

 

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The importance of securing your domain name

Discover what happened to the FRITZ!Box router’s LAN domain name and find out how to protect your brand against domain fraud.

 

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The rise of refurbished products in e-Commerce

Find out all about the increasingly popular trade of refurbished products, as well as the opportunities and threats it may bring for your brand.

 

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Heinz fights against fake ketchup with colour-code

Find out all about Heinz’s genius idea to ensure that restaurants serve authentic Heinz ketchup in branded bottles.

 

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What is the EU’s Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD)

Find out all about the EU’s new corporate due diligence directive, which companies it affects and how your brand can adhere to it.

 

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SHEIN accused of violating copyright via AI

SHEIN faces another lawsuit in the US due to IP infringement. Find out all about the case and what to do to protect your IP rights.

 

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Direct sales on Amazon

Direct selling is an increasingly popular sales channel. Find out all about this profitable venture and how to make the most of it for your brand.

 

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Monetising data on social media

Facebook started offering subscription packages to users in Europe who don’t want the platform to use their data for advertising. Find out what this means and how it affects your brand.

 

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Is Mickey Mouse entering the public domain?

Mickey Mouse’s copyright protection expires in 2024. But does this mean the famous mouse can be used by anyone for any purpose? Find out from our article.

 

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Bluesky and brand protection

Find out all you need to know about up-and-coming social media platform Bluesky and how to protect your IP rights on it.

 

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The EU questions AliExpress about product safety

The EU’s new DSA requires AliExpress to comply with tougher regulations regarding product safety. Find out what the EU Commission’s official letter demands from AliExpress!

 

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Klarna wants a bigger role in e-Commerce

Klarna introduces new features that widen the company’s offering in e-Commerce. Discover the new features and find out how they affect your brand’s IP rights.

 

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Ochama in Europe

Learn all about Ochama, the omnichannel marketplace offering groceries and other items in Europe, and its parent company, JD.com!

 

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AI and online brand protection

Discover what kind of AI applications are currently in use in e-Commerce and how they threaten the integrity of your IP rights.

 

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Temu launches a lawsuit against fakeshops

Chinese shopping app Temu sues fraudsters who mimic Temu’s marketplace to dupe customers. Find out the details here!

 

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The Meta Verified subscription package explained

Learn all about the new Meta Verified service, how it works, what you can gain from it, and what kind of problems it may create.

 

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Paying your taxes with Stripe?

Besides regular payments between businesses and their customers, Stripe also allows businesses to use it for tax calculation. Find out what kind of advantages and challenges this can bring for your brand.

 

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Trending scams and fraud

Discover some of the scams currently in circulation and find out how globaleyez can assist in combating them.

 

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The end of external e-Commerce links on TikTok?

TikTok may prohibit its content creators from featuring commercial links to external webshops. Find out the reason behind the potential decision and what it means for your IP rights.

 

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Takedowns beyond IP infringements

Fraudsters disregarding your IP rights often violate other regulations as well. Find out how this can help us ensure a faster takedown!

 

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Dupe products vs your IP rights

Find out what product duplicates, aka dupes are, what kind of issues they may pose for your brand, and how you can protect your IP rights from them!

 

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What is Whatnot?

Discover livestream shopping sensation Whatnot, a rapidly growing US marketplace offering an innovative shopping experience to sellers and buyers alike. The opportunities are clear, but what about the inherent dangers to your IP rights?

 

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What is Singles’ Day?

Discover all you need to know about China’s most important shopping event, and find out what threats and benefits it may bring for your brand.

 

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Amazon levies new fee on sellers for Seller Fulfilled Prime

Find out all about the reopening of Amazon’s Seller Fulfilled Prime service and the new fee its members have to pay!

 

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Rolex and Bucherer announce merger

Two big names in the luxury watch market have made plans to join forces. Find out all about the planned merger of Rolex and Bucherer, and why the Competition Commission has the choice to green light it - or not.

 

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Can smileys and apples be trademarked?

Discover two interesting cases that have recently popped up in the world of IP protection

 

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What is eBay’s Certified by Brand

eBay launches Certified by Brand, a new platform on the marketplace offering authenticated luxury goods like handbags, watches and jewellery. Find out how this initiative helps luxury brands in the fight against counterfeits.

 

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Amazon tests new rating system

Is Amazon changing its well-known five star-based rating system? Find out all the details and what it may mean for your brand.

 

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Tchibo opens second-hand clothing store on Sellpy

German e-Commerce platform Tchibo launches a new cooperation to enhance its sustainability efforts. Find out all about Tchibo’s pop-up store on Sellpy and how it helps the environment.

 

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Temu and SHEIN battle for the US market

SHEIN and Temu, two ultra-fast fashion marketplaces sue each other in an effort to gain the upper hand in the US market. Find out all about the battle and what it means for your brand’s copyrights.

 

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How Belgian consumers shop online

Discover how Belgian consumers behave in an e-Commerce environment and how globaleyez can assist you reaching them.

 

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Zara Pre-Owned expands in Europe

Discover what Zara Pre-Owned is, how it compares to other second-hand marketplaces, and what it may mean for your brand’s IP rights.

 

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Gen Z and e-Commerce

Find out all you need to know about Generation Z and what your brand has to do to win them over as customers!

 

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The beauty industry in e-Commerce

 Find out all about the unique opportunities and challenges beauty brands face in an online trading environment.

 

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Tightened product returns at Boozt

Discover all about Scandinavian marketplace Boozt and how they fight against excessive product returns that harm the environment.

 

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Public perception of IP rights

Discover the attitude of European consumers towards IP rights and how it affects your brand’s online IP protection strategy.

 

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Running a test purchase on Temu

Find out the basics about emerging marketplace Temu, and discover what our test purchase uncovered about this up-and-coming platform.

 

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Chinese faster-than-fast fashion retailer SHEIN launches in the US

Find out all about SHEIN, the highly successful fast fashion marketplace and learn all about the issues it may present for your brand.

 

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Pinterest partners with Amazon for third party ads

Starting with Amazon, Pinterest will allow third party ads to appear on its platform. Discover the opportunities this may bring for your brand, and how to stop fraudsters from making the most of it.

 

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Protecting your trademarks and copyrights in the age of AI

The ever widening field of AI applications has a serious impact on copyrights and trademarks. Find out how to protect your brand’s invaluable IP rights.

 

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Amazon simplifies international trade for its sellers

Amazon sellers in Europe now have the option to easily expand to any other European Amazon market. Find out how this affects your brand, and why it may be a problem for your IP rights.

 

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Web 3.0 domains - Cybersquatting in a new world

Web 3.0 is a quickly developing space not without its dangers for brands. Find out how Web 3.0 domains work, what kind of threats they pose for your IP rights, and how you can protect your brand.

 

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Amazon takes action against fake IP infringement claims

Amazon files three lawsuits against fraudsters who have issued fake IP infringement claims. Discover all about the case and learn how to protect your brand’s IP rights.

 

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Welkoop is deemed Best Webshop of 2023 in the Netherlands

The 21st Dutch Shopping Awards saw the win of Welkoop, Cloudpillo, ZO School and Bolsius. Find out all about the awards from our article.

 

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What is Mercari

Discover Mercari, a Japanese C2C marketplace popular in both Japan and the US, and find out what kinds of threats it may harbour for your brand’s IP rights.

 

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Twitter Blue - tick for IP infringement?

Twitter blue ticks are available for sale, and ticks in other colours have also appeared on the platform. Find out what these mean and what kind of dangers the new policy poses for your brand’s IP rights.

 

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eBay removes seller fees for private sellers

From 1 March 2023, private sellers don’t have to pay selling fees on ebay.de. Find out what that means for your brand and how it may affect your IP rights.

 

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EU tax transparency extended to online marketplaces

The European Union ramps up its measures to ensure tax transparency on online marketplaces. Find out how this affects your brand!

 

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eBay scores new cooperation with Notable Live

eBay works with digital startup Notable Live to sell sports memorabilia via live shopping. Find out how it works and whether it has any effect on your brand’s IP rights.

 

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40 % of online shops mislead consumers

Unfair advertising practices called dark patterns are more prevalent on webshops than you’d think. Find out what this means for your brand, and what to do against them.

 

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Trademark infringements in ad campaigns

Google Ads and other search engine ad services allow the use of brand names in ads, which can hurt your brand’s IP rights. Find out how you can protect your brand against such infringements.

 

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What is otto.de

Get to know the popular German e-Commerce platform, its innovative solutions and what kind of opportunities or dangers it may pose for your brand.

 

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The strike of the stripes

Adidas lost in court against Thom Browne regarding the use of stripes on their products. Find out if this has any implication for your brand’s IP rights.

 

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New INFORM Consumers Act to guard IP rights in the US

The US Congress has adopted the INFORM Consumers Act that aims to fight IP infringing goods on online marketplaces. Find out how it affects your brand’s IP rights.

 

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Top e-Commerce trends for 2023 and what brand protection experts think of them

Malevolent resellers often buy up highly anticipated products and resell them at a premium. Find out how this affects your brand and how globaleyez can contribute to the solution of this issue.

 

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Major consumer behaviour trends for 2023

Malevolent resellers often buy up highly anticipated products and resell them at a premium. Find out how this affects your brand and how globaleyez can contribute to the solution of this issue.

 

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7 types of harm counterfeits cause you

Fake products can cause serious harm to your health, the economy and even contribute to appalling criminal acts. Find out all about these harms and how to avoid them!

 

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TikTok and Douyin in e-Commerce

TikTok is rapidly gaining ground in social commerce. But what about its sister company in China, Douyin? Find out what opportunities and threats these apps represent for your brand.

 

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Virtually fashionable: Tmall presents a fashion show in the metaverse

Tmall Luxury Pavilion hosted a fashion show in the metaverse. Find out what the event was all about and how the metaverse can affect your brand’s IP rights.

 

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A new era for digital services in Europe

The European Union introduces the Digital Services Act, a gamechanger for illegal content online. Find out what it contains, how it will work, and what it means for your brand’s IP rights.

 

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Counterfeits in different industries III

Discover the specific counterfeit issues brands face in the perfume, automotive, automation and filtering industries.

 

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Amazon announces record high export revenues for German small businesses

German small businesses are booming on Amazon. Find out the details of this trend, and how e-Commerce can make or break your brand.

 

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Counterfeits in different industries II

Find out all about counterfeit textiles, toys and luxury watches, and how globaleyez can protect your brand from them.

 

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Counterfeits in different industries I

Read our new series and take a peek into the world of counterfeits! Find out all about the specifics of fake software, sports club merchandise and food, where to find them and how to protect your IP rights.

 

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All you need to know about Ruten

Have you ever heard of Taiwanese marketplace Ruten? Find out everything you need to know about the opportunities and dangers this platform presents to your brand.

 

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EU Digital Markets Act forces tech giants to play fair

The EU Digital Markets Act (DMA) aims to put a stop to unfair practices of tech giants like Google, Amazon and Apple. Find out what the new rules entail and what they mean for your brand.

 

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16 top European countries for cross-border commerce

Find out which countries and online marketplaces/webshops are the best for cross-border commerce in Europe, and how this area of e-Commerce affects grey markets and your brand’s IP rights.

 

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eBay and Snapchat join forces in social commerce

eBay merchants are now able to link to their product listings from Snapchat videos. Find out how this works and what it means for your brand’s IP rights.

 

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Metaverse and NFT marketplaces explained

Metaverse marketplaces are booming. Discover the main types of these platforms and find out if your IP rights are in danger on the metaverse.

 

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Trendyol strengthens its presence in Europe

Turkish e-Commerce company Trendyol plans to set up shop in Europe. Find out all you need to know about this online marketplace and what steps you can take to protect your brand’s IP rights.

 

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Introducing Buy with Prime

Buy with Prime allows sellers to offer Prime benefits in their own external webshops. Find out how this works and what kinds of threats it brings for your IP rights.

 

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Allegro goes international

Allegro, the most visited online marketplace in Poland extends its services to nearly the entire territory of the EU. Find out what this means for your brand and especially for your IP rights.

 

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Fraud alert: Scammers trick customers on Vinted

Scammers on Vinted use Zalando to defraud customers and take their money. Find out all about it from our article!

 

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WooCommerce simplifies shopping on Pinterest

WooCommerce and Pinterest have announced a strategic partnership to enhance shopping options on the social media platform. Find out how this affects social commerce in general and your brand’s IP rights in particular.

 

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Lazada comes to Europe

Lazada, a popular Southeast Asian online marketplace is about to enter the European market. Find out how Lazada works and what kinds of threats and opportunities its European entry brings for your brand.

 

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How online brand protection contributes to circular economy

A circular economy is essential for ensuring sustainable production and eliminating waste. Find out how globaleyez’s online brand protection tools can help your brand get there.

 

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globaleyez presents at Europol

Europol launched the next phase of Operation In Our Sites and globaleyez was invited to present a successful case of domain monitoring. Find out all about it from our article.

 

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Shopify finds the missing link to social media

Shopify merchants are now able to add shoppable links to their social media bios. Find out how that works and what kind of threats this means for your brand’s trademark rights.

 

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Live by eBay is on

Twitter launches its new e-Commerce venture, Twitter Shops. Find out how it works and what it may bring for the world of trademark violations.

 

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Twitter Shops open for business

Twitter (now X) launches its new e-Commerce venture, Twitter Shops. Find out how it works and what it may bring for the world of trademark violations.

 

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IP starter pack for start-ups

Did you know that the EU offers funding to protect your SME’s IP rights? Find out how to apply before the deadline of 06.12.2024, and what additional steps you can take to keep your IP rights safe from fraudsters.

 

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What is Fruugo

Have you heard about the online marketplace Fruugo? Discover how it works and what threats your brand may face here.

 

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Selling sneakers in the digital age

Digital assets like NFTs can be very helpful in proving the authenticity of products. But what if an NFT itself is inauthentic? Find out how to protect your brand in that case.

 

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What is Woot!?

Are you familiar with the US-based discount marketplace Woot!? Discover what the Amazon-affiliate site of daily deals has to offer and what problems it may bring for your brand.

 

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Shopsystems a la Shopify

Shopify is not the only company (and not even the most popular one) to offer e-Commerce hosting services to merchants. Find out who the top names in the industry are and what dangers they pose for your brand.

 

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Clean marketplaces - How to protect your brand and boost online sales

Learn how to secure a clean marketplace environment for brands and consumers by establishing strong measures and cooperation against the dangerous implications of grey markets, counterfeits, look-alikes and other non-compliant sales.

 

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Tmall and Taobao join forces

Two of Alibaba’s giant Chinese e-Commerce platforms, Taobao and Tmall are merging. Find out what this means for the industry in general and for your brand in particular.

 

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Top e-Commerce trends for 2022

e-Commerce is predicted to reach new heights in 2022. Find out what the most important trends are for the sector and prepare your brand for an exciting new year.

 

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What you didn’t know about online marketplaces

Online marketplaces have become inevitable features of our daily lives. But do you know how they actually work? Discover everything you ever wanted to know about online marketplaces.

 

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Shopee arrives in Europe

Shopee launches three new platforms in EU countries Poland, Spain and France. How will this affect your brand? Find out how to protect your IP rights from the threat of Shopee.

 

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Virtual reality, real IP-infringement

Virtual and augmented reality are gaining grounds in the way we work, play, and interact with each other. Digital worlds like the metaverse allow us to exist in a virtual space, providing previously unseen opportunities for business and entertainment. Read our take on the situation and find out what steps to take to protect your brand in the metaverse.

 

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PayPal payments possible on Amazon

Starting in 2022, Amazon’s US customers will be able to use PayPal’s app Venmo for purchases on the marketplace. Find out how this affects shoppers and online brand protection on Amazon.com.

 

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Black Friday and brand protection

Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping days, creating many opportunities for brands - and fraudsters. Find out how to protect your brand from IP-infringements on Black Friday.

 

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Seller verification on various marketplaces

Discover what sellers have to do to get verified on some of the most popular global online marketplaces. But is this process enough to stop IP-infringements against your brand? Find out from our article.

 

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The science behind buying counterfeits

Fake products are made of bad quality ingredients and may even be harmful for the health of consumers. Yet some of them still knowingly buy these. Find out why, and how online brand protection can help diminish the amount of counterfeits available on the market.

 

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3D printing vs online brand protection

3D printing is well on its way to become an everyday technology. An increasing number of industries use it regularly, including, unfortunately, counterfeiters. Discover how online brand protection safeguards your IP-rights in the world of 3D printing.
 

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Brand protection tools on Facebook

Facebook has recently introduced new brand protection features. Find out how they can contribute to your brand’s protection on Facebook and its platforms, and what kind of drawbacks the new tool has.
 

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Organized cooking - the issue of fake food

The trade of fake food is the second most profitable criminal activity in Europe. Find out how that’s possible and how online brand protection experts can contribute to the fight against it.
 

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Shopifying TikTok - new opportunities in social commerce

TikTok partners with Shopify to enter the world of e-Commerce and offer a seamless shopping experience to businesses and customers alike. Find out how this affects your brand’s opportunities, and whether it poses a threat for your IP-rights.
 

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Introduction to e-Commerce in Indonesia

E-Commerce is booming in Indonesia and many brands are eager to enter the market. Find out which online marketplaces and product categories are the most popular, and what kind of IP-threats your brand faces in the country.
 

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Introducing Shopify (Grey) Markets

Shopify merchants are now able to enter foreign markets easily thanks to a new feature of the platform, Shopify Markets. But is this really a win-win situation? Find out how Shopify Markets may affect your brand’s online protection.
 

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Popular niche online marketplaces from around the globe

Discover interesting niche marketplaces catering to very specific audiences, as well as the opportunities and threats they present to brands. Which niche marketplace would your brand be interested in?

 

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1600 fake bank accounts discovered

Smartphone-based bank N26 is tied to yet another scandal of fake accounts used on online marketplaces and for money laundering. Find out how you can protect your brand from this threat.

 

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Dropshipping and fulfillment explained

Find out what dropshipping and fulfillment are, how they help sellers’ serve customers and how they impact your brand’s IP rights online.

 

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Who pays for test purchases?

A test purchase is a vital part of online brand protection. But did you know that you can even be reimbursed for the price of our service by fraudsters? Find out how from our article.

 

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What is a third party seller?

Find out what third party sellers are, how you can discover the seller of a particular product on Amazon, and how these sellers may affect your brand’s IP rights.

 

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Brand protection for geographically protected goods?

Discover what geographically protected products are, what kind of IP-threats they face, and how online brand protection experts can eliminate these.

 

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Popular online marketplaces from around the globe - Africa and America

Get to know exciting African marketplaces that you’ve never seen before, and marvel at little-known facts about well-known ones from the American continent. Also, find out if these create any opportunities or threats for your brand.

 

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The end of illegal offers on eBay?

The court has ruled: eBay Germany has to remove listings that don’t comply with regulations. But who is going to look for those listings? Discover how online brand protection can help.

 

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Popular online marketplaces from around the globe - Asia

Discover impressive foreign marketplaces from faraway countries in Asia, and find out what kinds of threats or possibilities they may offer for your brand.

 

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Popular online marketplaces from around the globe - Europe

In our three-part series, we’re looking at online marketplaces you may never have heard of before and start in nearby Europe. Do they present opportunities or threats for your brand?

 

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What you need to know about AliExpress

AliExpress is an increasingly popular online marketplace operating from China. Find out what AliExpress is all about, what potential threats your brand faces there, and how to solve them.

 

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Visible VAT IDs - threat or opportunity?

Due to changing regulations, online sellers have to publicly display their VAT IDs in Germany. Find out how the rule affects businesses and what online brand protection experts think of the change.

 

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eBay sniffs out fake sneakers

eBay has opened an authentication centre in the UK to authenticate high-end sneakers sold on the platform. Find out how this works and how it fits into the world of online brand protection.

 

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Advertising vs. protecting your brand on Amazon

Advertising on Amazon helps push your products in front of customers. Discover how Amazon Advertising works and how online brand protection can help you achieve similar results - with a significant added benefit.

 

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Counterfeits all inclusive: Fakeshops on Shopify

Businesses increasingly rely on Shopify to create and host beautiful webshops - including counterfeiters. Discover how fake shops on Shopify cause a problem for brands, how to tell if a shop is most likely selling counterfeits, and how to protect your brand.

 

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Risky Ritzi? - Threats and opportunities of live-stream shopping

The new Ritzi app enables live-stream shopping, revolutionizing e-Commerce. Discover what kinds of opportunities and threats Ritzi presents for your brand, and how to make the most of it.

 

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Carhacking: how thrillers become reality

Carhacking is about to become a major security issue affecting many car owners. Find out why it’s emerging now, how it can hurt consumers, and what automotive brands can do to protect their cars and their customers from carhacking.

 

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Time to smash smishing: how to detect fake SMS

The number of text message scams, aka smishing has risen dramatically. Although mostly consumers are affected, brands can’t ignore this threat to their IP rights and their reputation. Find out what smishing scams are circulating and how you can protect your brand.

 

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A bad influence: fakes promoted on social media

There’s an emerging trend on social media of influencers promoting fakes. Discover the nature of influencer campaigns, how dupe influencers are rising to fame, and how to protect your brand on social media against counterfeits and other IP infringements.

 

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The value in your brand’s reputation

Although it’s hard to give an exact number, a brand’s reputation directly affects its revenue. Discover how to boost your reputation with a flawless online and marketplace presence for your brand.

 

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What is Shopee

Shopee, a large Southeast Asian online marketplace faces serious problems. Counterfeits emerge in large numbers on Shopee, so much so that it’s been named a notorious market by the USTR. Brands need to be aware of this problem and how to fight it. Find out how online brand protection experts can help.

 

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How do print on demand services work?

Print on demand services are popular but not without risks for brands. Find out how print on demand services work, what kind of risks they pose for brands and customers, and how to eliminate those risks with a comprehensive online brand protection program.

 

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50 shades of grey markets

Life is not black and white, and neither are markets. Between the “clean”, authorized one and the illegal black market, there’s another, less well-known type: grey. Find out why grey markets are harmful and how to protect your brand.

 

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Bitcoin in online brand protection

Due to the increasing presence of cryptocurrencies in our lives, online brand protection experts at globaleyez have to follow the trends and incorporate bitcoin into their daily operations. This mainly concerns test purchases. Find out how that happens.

 

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The 10 top (and bottom) TLDs

Some TLDs are ubiquitous on the internet while others are more often used in scams. Find out which domains belong in which category and why it’s important to keep track of domain registrations in your brand’s name.

 

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Online brand protection on the darknet

The darknet harbours a lot of criminals, including counterfeiters and fraudsters. Ferreting out fraudsters on the darknet requires caution and deep technical skills. Find out how online brand protection experts at globaleyez can look out for your brand’s interests on the darknet.

 

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How scalper attacks harm your brand

Scalpers can buy the entire stock of a sought after product within seconds. Using bots for the attacks, scalpers are no match for human shoppers. Once the attack is over, the products reappear on the market for a much higher price, leaving customers angry and cheated. Find out how this harms your brand, and how globaleyez can help you against scalpers.

 

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Domain takeaway powered by Lieferando

Shadow websites created by food delivery giant Lieferando reroute traffic from restaurants’ own websites and scalp their profit. Although the practice is not strictly illegal, it’s definitely unfair especially considering Lieferando’s already significant market share. Could the same thing happen to your brand or business? Discover how domain monitoring can help prevent that.

 

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Fake certificates scams

Scammers often use fake certificates to fool people into trusting them. Businesses who fall victim to this scam lose a lot more than the fee paid for the fake stamp of approval. Using a fake certificate can cause heavy losses of trust and reputation, not to mention eventual legal consequences. Find out what kind of scams are out there and how to protect yourself.

 

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How to identify a fake product - a guide by globaleyez

Identifying a fake product requires common sense and a lot of experience. Find out from our insider guide how a trained online brand protection expert recognizes fakes and learn how to protect yourself against the hazards of counterfeit products.

 

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Amazon.PLans for Poland

Amazon launched a specific marketplace for the Polish e-Commerce market, amazon.pl. The move changed the existing e-Commerce market in Poland and may have an impact on the counterfeit and grey market landscape in the country as well. Brands need to prepare for the change and protect themselves from the harm of fakes and grey markets.

 

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Find out how to protect your brand against counterfeits and copyright infringements on the new WhatsApp shopping marketplace!

 

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What is Facebook Shops?

Learn all you need to know about Facebook Shops, including the threats and opportunities it may pose for your brand’s IP rights.

 

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What is Google Shopping?

Find out all you need to know about Google Shopping and how you can protect your IP rights on this marketplace.

 

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Test Purchases on Wish 

We tested the marketplace with two fragrances. Could it be that sellers are making passable fakes that trick buyers into thinking they have received the real product? Or are the products legit and just genuinely cheaper to produce?

 

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What is OLX?

Discover OLX, one of the biggest online classifieds marketplaces in the world, and find out how you can protect your IP rights from fraudulent sellers on the platform.

 

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Test Purchases on AliExpress

As AliExpress is one of the marketplaces we check continuously on behalf of our clients, we at globaleyez decided it was time to conduct a case study into AliExpress. Read now to find out how AliExpress actually works.

 

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Discover Wildberries, a high-ranked Russian e-Commerce company with interests in many other parts of the world, and whether it poses a threat for your IP rights.

 

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What is Shopify

Shopify is a major e-Commerce platform allowing businesses to create powerful webshops. Discover how it works and what kind of dangers it poses to your brand’s IP rights.

 

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Is going omnichannel worth it?

Discover the benefits and challenges of omnichannel retail, and how online brand protection can assist you for a seamless operation across all channels.

 

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Airyclub if offering high quality goods for less money. But is that really true?

 

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Celebrated fashion startup Zilingo is being liquidated. But what happened to the rising star of Southeast Asian e-Commerce, and how does its fate affect your brand?

 

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Fake reviews in e-Commerce mislead consumers and damage the economy. Find out all about fake reviews and how to boost your brand’s online presence without them.

 

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Find out all about Joom, the up-and-coming online marketplace based in Riga, Latvia, and discover if it poses any threats for your brand’s IP rights.

 

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Learn all you need to know about Tokopedia, one of Indonesia’s most popular online marketplaces, including the opportunities and dangers it may pose for your brand.

 

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Spring, formerly known as Teespring, is a print on demand service that lets its users create custom products. Find out how it works and why it poses a threat for your brand’s IP rights.

 

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Discover all you have to know about one of the leading online marketplaces in Southeast Asia.
 

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Fake Ads on Social Media

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Harmful ads for counterfeit products have been invading social media. Fake ads cause serious problems for brands and consumers alike. Find out how you can tell ads for fakes from genuine products, and how globaleyez can help you protect your brand.

 

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All you need to know about Wish

 

Find out what you need to know about the online marketplace Wish and whether it’s a threat or an opportunity for your brand.

 

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